NCO Primary Leadership Subjects
Using Homonyms and Word Pairs, Continued
This table identifies troublesome word pairs, their meaning, speech, definition, and
examples of using them correctly in a sentence.
How to Use
To receive. (verb)
I accept your gift.
To leave out. (verb)
They excepted the soldiers on
sick call from physical fitness
All members of the platoon
except Private Rody may go.
Counsel or an opinion given
The advice given by the chaplain
on what to do, or how to handle
was well received.
a situation. (noun)
To give counsel, recommend,
He will advise you on possible
or consult with a person.
river crossing sites.
To have an influence on.
The change in rank will affect his
What is the effect of rain on the
march route's trafficability?
To cause, bring about, or
The new regulation will effect a
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